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An Illustrated Dictionary of Little-known Words from Literary Classics
An Illustrated Dictionary of Little-known Words from Literary Classics Mary Ellen Snodgrass 087436809X 9780874368093 A comprehensive alphabetical reference (abacus to zoot suit) that supplies information on archaic or obscure term
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An Illustrated Dictionary of Little-known Words from Literary Classics by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

A comprehensive alphabetical reference (abacus to zoot suit) that supplies information on archaic or obscure terms in significant literature from the Bible and Shakespeares plays to The Autobiography of Malcolm X and The Handmaids Tale. Such terms can elucidate character and reveal history, fashion, and custom. Pronunciation, etymology, alternate spellings, and examples of literary uses are included, as well as some 800 small bandw illustrations. With bibliography, references, and author/title and subject indexes. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 343

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: 1995-12-01

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